The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Season 1 Episode 5

Episode 5

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Feb 02, 1981 on BBC Two



  • Quotes

    • Book: (introducing the program) And this computer, which was called the Earth, was so large that it was frequently mistaken for a planet - particularly by the strange ape-like beings who roamed its surface, totally unaware that they were simply part of a gigantic computer program. And this is very odd, because without that fairly simple and obvious piece of knowledge, nothing that ever happened on Earth could possibly make the slightest bit of sense.